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By air and sea, military shows off hardware at Sea-Air-Space Expo

The Navy and Marine Corps provided hands-on demonstrations of some of the innovative machines they use to help them do their jobs.

Tags: Marine Corps , V-22 , Osprey , Stiletto , technology , Sea-Air-Space Expo , Michael OConnell , NAVSEA

Friday - 04/11/2014, 03:59pm EDT

Adm. Jonathan Greenert, Chief, Naval Operations

On any given day, the Department of the Navy is the size of the largest two or three companies in the United States. With hundreds of thousands of people and a network of installations and other assets worldwide, it's a real challenge to manage. Right now, that job falls to Adm. Jonathan Greenert, the chief of Naval Operations. He spoke with Federal Drive co-host Emily Kopp at the Sea Air Space Exposition. View photos and listen to more of our interviews from the expo.

Tags: Jonathan Greenert , management , DoD , Federal Drive , Sea Air Space Exposition

Monday - 04/07/2014, 11:39am EDT
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Philip Hart Cullom, Naval Operations for Fleet Readiness and Logistics

The Navy continues to change the way it thinks about energy consumption. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus recently outlined several energy goals for the next six years. They include reducing petroleum used afloat and increasing alternative energy use ashore. Much of the responsibility for that plan falls to Vice Admiral Philip Hart Cullom, the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Fleet Readiness and Logistics. He spoke with Federal Drive Host Emily Kopp at the Sea Air Space Exposition. View photos and listen to more of our interviews from the expo.

Tags: Philip Cullom , fleet readiness , energy use , Federal Drive , DoD , Sea Air Space Exposition

Monday - 04/07/2014, 11:45am EDT
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Danny King, Director, Navy Food Service

The Navy has a unique way it approaches the health and wellness of its sailors. All food aboard ships is developed and approved by a triad of people. The special group consists of an executive chef, a dietitian, and a subject matter expert. Danny King, commander of the Supply Corps for the Navy and director of the Navy Food Service, spoke with Federal Drive Host Emily Kopp at the Sea Air Space Exposition. View photos and listen to more of our interviews from the expo.

Tags: Danny King , Navy Food Service , DoD , Sea Air Space Exposition , Federal Drive

Monday - 04/07/2014, 12:04pm EDT
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Navy looks to overhaul acquisition processes for aviation systems

The Naval Air Systems Command's acquisition practices are laden with so much unnecessary costs that its commander worries about its ability to meet its mission to the fleet a few years from now. NAVAIR's commander said it's time to rethink the way it engages the acquisition system and with industry.

Tags: DoD , Sea Air Space Exposition , Naval Air Systems Command , David Dunaway , technology , acquisition , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 04:55am EDT
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Jared Serbu, Defense Reporter, Federal News Radio

The Navy is long overdue to move away from its legacy network known as the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet. Now, brass says it intends to move its enterprise IT network onto its new contract, known as NGEN, by the end of September. Listen to Federal News Radio DoD Reporter Jared Serbu's audio report or read Jared's related article .

Tags: Jared Serbu , NGEN , NMCI , Marine Corps , technology

Monday - 04/07/2014, 11:34am EDT
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Navy to finish moving IT network to NGEN contract by September

After dealing with a bid protest, meeting the timeline will require the Navy and its prime vendor to move quickly. The new schedule accelerates the original transition schedule by several months.

Tags: DoD , technology , Navy Marine Corps intranet , NGEN , Joint Information Environment , Michael Abreu , Bill Toti , Jared Serbu

Monday - 04/07/2014, 04:31am EDT
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Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-N.Y.)

The Littoral Combat Ship program is in turmoil as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel sets up a task force to look at alternatives to the LCS. That task force's recommendations could include a modified LCS system, an alternative system or continuing with the LCS as-is. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, chairman of the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee, heard from leaders across the Navy and Marine Corps. In our Congressional Spotlight, he explains his concerns about the LCS.

Tags: Rodney Frelinghuysen , Littoral Combat Ship , DoD , In Depth

Monday - 03/31/2014, 05:41pm EDT
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Records: Shooter at Naval Station Norfolk was convicted felon

Records show the civilian truck driver who killed a sailor at the world's largest Naval Base was a felon. Jeffrey Tyrone Savage was convicted of voluntary manslaughter and spent time in prison for possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute.

Tags: Norfolk , Jeffrey Tyrone Savage , sailor , shooting

Friday - 03/28/2014, 04:56am EDT
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